High School Percussion Institute (one week)

The percussion institute offers opportunities for highly motivated students to work with world-class faculty in many different percussion disciplines. During your week here, you'll have master classes and ensemble opportunities on marimba, timpani, world percussion, drum set, and orchestral percussion.

Below are examples of past instructors; 2018 faculty will be announced in the spring.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 16, 2018 to June 22, 2018
Tuition: $1,230
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12

The goal of the percussion institute is to prepare you for further serious study, in high school and beyond. You will perform in master classes, have individualized learning opportunities with a faculty member, and play in a variety of percussion ensembles.

Required Materials

One letter of recommendation from a private teacher or band director that outlines the student's motivation, skill level, and note-reading proficiency. Upload the letter in PDF format.

Additional Opportunities

Faculty

Keith A. Aleo

Instructor of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Academy; Director and Instructor of Orchestral Percussion, Interlochen Percussion Institute; Adult Band Camp Percussion Faculty, Interlochen College of Creative Arts

Percussion faculty, Boston Conservatory; Director of Education and Orchestral Activities at the Avedis Zildjian Co.

Jeffrey Irving

Instructor of Percussion, Interlochen Arts Camp; Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

Ed Soph

Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

John Tafoya

Faculty, Interlochen Percussion Institute

Professor of Percussion and Chair, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Percussion Department

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